Only three provinces—B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan—offer government funding for homeschooling.
The four western provinces and Quebec provide tuition support to parents who choose independent schools.
British Columbia had the lowest proportion of students enrolled in public schools at 86.6 per cent.
It’s a myth that only well-to-do families seek alternative education.
Alberta is currently the only province to offer charter schools.
Other than Quebec, Ontario has the lowest rate of public anglophone enrolment at 62.6 per cent.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.
Average per student spending up 22.3 per cent in a decade.
Public school enrolment in B.C. fell 9.1 per cent between 2005/06 and 2014/15.
Ontario spent $26.6 billion on public schools in 2014/15.